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This week: For Uighurs who have found refuge in Turkey after fleeing persecution in China, safety is tainted with fear for loved ones back home. Pl...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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Mark Stryker, author of the new book Jazz From Detroit, joins us again to discuss the city’s jazz legacy.

  • Added: Jul 28, 2019
  • Length: 59:03
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Bloomington native and longtime Detroit Free Press music writer Mark Stryker joins us to talk about his new book Jazz From Detroit and the musician...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2019
  • Length: 59:02
Caption: Michael Hauser, Credit: Kay Hansen
Michael Hauser has been playing flamenco guitar in the Twin Cities for over half a century. A great place to catch him is at brunch at the Loring, ...

  • Added: Jun 27, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
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On this week's show, we'll be meeting the Uighur families who've left China for a safer life in Turkey. Plus: the British-Somali woman changing per...

  • Added: Jun 14, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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The second hour of a two-hour exploration of the seminal work of heralded songwriter Joni Mitchell. Over 50 Mitchell songs are featured in the two-...

Bought by KSJE


  • Added: Jun 05, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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On live and local Kari Hedlund talks to John Munson from the New Standards. Host Sarah Bignall reports on up coming events and plays music from th...

  • Added: May 14, 2019
  • Length: 01:00:58
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A lively special spotlighting Elton John's early work from 8 remarkable albums released in three years from 1970- 1973. Special is timed to synch ...

Bought by KUNM, New Hampshire Public Radio, KVMR, Louisville Public Media, WVPE and more


  • Added: May 10, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Steve Kenny, Credit: Andrea Canter
The Twin Cities Jazz Festival is a highlight of our town’s the annual music calendar and it is right ahead. The festival comes to multiple venues J...

  • Added: May 08, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
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This two-part program includes an exploration of the Netflix film, "Tricky Dick and the Man in Black" about a 1970 concert at the Nixon White House...

  • Added: Apr 25, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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This time on Peace Talks Radio, a conversation with Sara Dosa, who co-directed the Netflix film "Tricky Dick and The Man in Black" about a 1970 Jo...

Bought by KUNM


  • Added: Apr 23, 2019
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Steve Cropper talks with Paul Ingles about his collaborations with Otis Redding and other highlights from his career as...

Bought by KSJE


  • Added: Apr 18, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Sometimes it gets dark before it gets light - Want to feel joy? Listen to death metal, says a surprising new study. Also o...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Debbie Duncan, Credit: Nathan Yungerberg
The Twin Cities Jazz Festival is coming. The festival is hosted by Crooner’s in Columbia Heights, 2-7:30PM on Sunday March 31, and Jazz festival ac...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
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Riyaaz Qawwali represents the diversity and plurality of South Asia. The ensemble’s musicians, who are settled in the United States, hail from Indi...

Bought by KMXT, WMUU-LP, and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 11, 2019
  • Length: 29:32
  • Purchases: 3
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Izzy Young ran The Folklore Center in New York's Greenwich Village for decades and produced Bob Dylan's first public concert in 1961. Young died M...

  • Added: Feb 06, 2019
  • Length: 04:44
Caption: Dawn Avery, Credit: Deborah Martin
Dawn Avery - Cellist, Composer, Vocalist, Educator - Mohawk and Sufi - Our Fire, Crane/Ajijaak, and Beloved

  • Added: Feb 02, 2019
  • Length: 26:30
Caption: Salsa del Soul, Credit: Lisa K Hyatt Photography
Salsa is where virtuosic music meets great dancing. Shai Hayo plays timbales and leads this Minneapolis/Saint Paul-based band. He spoke with Phil N...

  • Added: Jan 10, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Salsa del Soul, Credit: Lisa K Hyatt Photography
Salsa is where virtuosic music meets great dancing. Salsa del Soul performs frequently around the Tin Cities, including Saturday Jan 19 at the Medi...

  • Added: Jan 10, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: “The American Songster” Dom Flemons on the WoodSongs Stage.
On this week's WoodSongs broadcast, folksinger Michael Johnathon honors one of the most important legacy’s in all of recorded music… Smithsonian Fo...

Bought by Red River Radio Network, WETS, WSLR, Peconic Public Broadcasting, KJJF and more


  • Added: Jan 03, 2019
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 18
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This week on the show: Remember December? - It may just be the "Most wonderful time of the year," but Christmas shopping can act like cocaine on ...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Nov 28, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jazz 88 logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
Kathi and Dean Lavalle have been associated with many bands of the years. They have found that the little big band format, with 10 pieces, provides...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Jazz 88 logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
The Lavalle Jazz Cats is a little big band, 10 pieces, that plays this Wednesday, November 21 at the Applewood in Maple Grove at 7pm, and then Satu...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
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FATS DOMINO, the pioneering rock 'n' roll legend, passed away October 24, 2017 of natural causes at the age of 89. Music historian and documentaria...

Bought by KUPR low power FM and KSJE


  • Added: Oct 24, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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An update on the "Playing For Change" music production project that flies around the globe to record an eclectic collection of musicians playing to...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI and KUNM


  • Added: Oct 22, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2